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    Change your equipment out. With another brand of...

    Change your equipment out. With another brand of equipment I install nearly every 4,5&6ton compressor that was a TS went out after 3-5 years. These were single package units. The manuf. sent upgrade...
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    Same story...different name. All that glitters is...

    Same story...different name. All that glitters is not gold. We were left hanging in Or. when the "cold climate heat pump" came around. The first go at this concept. Crappy customer support and then...
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    AMEN to that one!

    AMEN to that one!
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    Sounds to me like someone had a lousy install. ...

    Sounds to me like someone had a lousy install.
    I have installed several hundred WaterFurnace systems, commercial and residential. A few have had mechanical problems but the factory has always stood...
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    New Geo-Solar Header

    Has any one here used this product? Its a y shaped header for ground loops, from geosolarproducts.com
    Just saw them the other day.
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    Depending on your thermal extraction from the...

    Depending on your thermal extraction from the water ( delta T ) and speed of the water through your heat exchanger, you may freeze the water in your heat exchanger.
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    Your paying to run the desuper heater pump in the...

    Your paying to run the desuper heater pump in the cooling mode as well as the heating mode, so your still paying... the small amount of btus lost in the heating mode to the desuper heater will not...
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    I have installed many Synergy systems...including...

    I have installed many Synergy systems...including the synergy3d. I have never seen those problems... ever. knock on wood !!! These things are made by humans and we have had occasional part failures. ...
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    I have a three ton waterfurnace. I produce far...

    I have a three ton waterfurnace. I produce far more hot water in the winter then in the summer. I have tested the system with the desuperheater on and off. Not a noticeable difference in the heating...
  10. Cheaper is not better. THere is a cheap way and...

    Cheaper is not better. THere is a cheap way and an exspensive way, the cheap way will cost you more every time. THe coils are matched for a reason. Waterfurnace coils are also built very well. Do...
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    Use high solid bentonite grout or it won't work.

    Use high solid bentonite grout or it won't work.
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    We have been installing them for 10 years, great...

    We have been installing them for 10 years, great product and the best dealer support. Had some Bristol twin single issues in the premier E line, but they are behind us now. I would highly reccomend...
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    The answer is the trained installer will choose...

    The answer is the trained installer will choose the best pipe based on soil, turbulence factor ( reynolds number ) and pumping costs.
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    [ Make sure you somehow include the purchase...

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    Make sure you somehow include the purchase price difference that a homeowner would pay, without the tax credit, between the 19 SEER and 14 SEER so I can see if payback time on the 19 SEER is 5...
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    Grundfos. Which brand ( geo) are you installing?...

    Grundfos. Which brand ( geo) are you installing? Most manufactures have a flow center available.
  16. Don't forget to factor in the 30% fed tax credit....

    Don't forget to factor in the 30% fed tax credit. You cannot put the dollar amount your gonna invest ( in a geo ) in a bank or the stock market and get a 30% return in the first year, Forbes...
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    We always use 3/4 pipe. Unlees it is a LARGE loop...

    We always use 3/4 pipe. Unlees it is a LARGE loop or commercial loop. It gives excellent performance with thermal transfer.
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    Never EVER do business with a geo contracter who...

    Never EVER do business with a geo contracter who uses the phrase " rule of thumb" by their own standards, they are retards.
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    Unless you are a certified Waterfurnace dealer or...

    Unless you are a certified Waterfurnace dealer or installer you can't. Its not worth the hassel and as a dealer I would not sell you a DIY unit. Its for your own peace of mind and safety;)
  20. Get a new one;)

    Get a new one;)
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    We have maybe 400 hours of cooling and at least...

    We have maybe 400 hours of cooling and at least 2400 hours of heating where I live. IMHO its the best system. In an outage a small generator can run your back up furnace easily. The two stage heat...
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    Check into zoning with a XL 20i heat pump and a...

    Check into zoning with a XL 20i heat pump and a XV80 furnace. Excellent combo. Awesome for dehumidification. With a two story home it will be an energy saver and make you more comfortable, heating...
  23. My most satisfied customers are those with...

    My most satisfied customers are those with geothermal heatpumps...;)
  24. Ask your contracters about zoning and dual...

    Ask your contracters about zoning and dual capacity heatpumps such as the Trane XL20i with a variable speed oil furnace, and yes Thermopride does manufacture the Trane/ American standard oil furnace....
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    Compare EER's and COP. The Acaia is good but...

    Compare EER's and COP. The Acaia is good but still is not as effecient as a geo system. Not to mention the ability of the geo unit to lower your water heating costs as well. In my opinion, they would...
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